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The Friends of St Margaret’s Church High Halstow

 This is the site bringing you details of fund raising events to help with the aim of supporting the Parochial Church Council in maintaining the fabric, the churchyard and furnishings of St Margaret’s Church, High Halstow. In addition the history of the Village of High Halstow will be added to the site for interest

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Latest News 21st March 2019

May I express my grateful thanks to our members whose subcriptions are our financial backbone and to our Friends in the Village and the wider community who have supported our varied activities. In the last year we have raised, over £3500 from Subscriptions, £3500 from events and we have received Grants of £1000 from the High Halstow Lottery and £20000 from the Friends of Kent Churches.  

This enables us to make significant progress on our list of major works including the repair of the Windows and Roof. The estimate for repairing two windows and removing associated asbestos is £10,000 leaving a further eight to do.

Successful events have included:- 

A  Christmas Concert. 

A  Summer Concert. 

An Armistice Concert. 

The Scarecrow Festival

The Spectacular Sunflowers Competition

The Christmas Tree Festival

The sale of Christmas Trees.

The Focus on Medway Event

The Coffee Tree

Knit & Natter Group – Poppy Knitters

We are currently planning similar activities for this summer and autumn including: – 

A Summer Concert. 

Talks on Local History 

An Art Fair and Exhibition

The Scarecrow Festival in your front gardens from June 22nd, culminating in the display at the Rectory Garden Party on 6th July, 2019.

The Spectacular Sunflowers Competition

Heritage Church Open Days

The Christmas Tree Festival

The sale of Christmas Trees.

More information will be found on our Facebook Page, Website and the Village Notice Boards.

Why not join the friends of St. Margaret’s Church and help preserve the Village’s oldest building for future generations. Leaflets are available from the Church or m.meredith@zen.co.uk.

Mike Meredith, Chairman.